Public Charge Exemptions and Considerations

  • Organization: Immigrant Legal Resource Center
  • Document Type: Program materials
  • Date Created: Tuesday, December 31, 2019
  • Attachment(s): PDF

This advisory provides an overview of the exemptions to public charge inadmissibility and the forms of relief a client may seek without being subject to a public charge test. It also discusses public charge issues to keep in mind when advising immigrants who may be considering adjustment of status or consular processing through a family or employer petition after having a status that is not subject to public charge inadmissibility.

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  • Inspection/Admission Issues